Brad Armacost has a long association with Irish theatre in Chicago, garnering multiple Jeff nominations for his work in THE WEIR, ARISTOCRATS and A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN. He received the Joseph Jefferson Award for the role of Teddy in Brian Friel’s FAITH HEALER at Steppenwolf Studio/TurnAround Theatre and the 2014 Joseph Jefferson Ensemble Award for SEAFARER.
Other Friel projects include WONDERFUL TENNESSEE, LOVERS and DANCING AT LUGHNASA. He appeared in Synge’s PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD (Directed by Doug Hughes) and The SEAFARER with John Mahoney, also at Steppenwolf. Other credits include A TOUCH OF THE POET at the Goodman Theatre with Brian Dennehy, WAITING FOR GODOT with Remy Bumppo and at Northlight Theatre (again with Mr. Mahoney) in A LIFE. He has appeared numerous times at the Goodman Theatre and Chicago Shakespeare, including the Jeff Award winning Best Production of The MADNESS OF KING GEORGE III.
He is a Company Member at Provision Theatre, (where his performances in A CHRISTMAS CAROL, CS LEWIS, ONSTAGE and SHADOWLANDS have all been Jeff nominated) as well as an ensemble member of Irish Theatre, Chicago (formerly Seanachai Theatre Company) where he recently performed in Eugene O’Neill’s HUGHIE and Conor McPherson's SHINING CITY.
His television credits include Empire, Mind Games, Chicago Fire, Missing Persons, Angel Street, The Untouchables and Early Edition.
Film credits include Warren, Robert Altman's The Company, Barbershop 2, Repetition, Eight Men Out and Backwoods.
He has appeared with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Strauss’ Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, as Pablo Neruda for Bedoya’s Caminos del Inka and The Tristan Effect and Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring for Beyond the Score with the CSO and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra.